Popularity polls don’t wage wars. Nations wage wars, and when their leaders lead, when they’re plain spoken and determined and have a reasonable plan to secure the nation’s vital national interests, democracies fight well.
More bad news for the terrorists: This president is no Lyndon Johnson. He won’t quit.
The anti-war side can increase the cost we will pay in lives and money to win, but I don't believe President Bush will settle for anything less than victory in Iraq. I'm counting on this, in fact, no matter how insane the anti-war side gets.